RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Time Warner Inc.

Time Warner Inc.
A collection of news and information related to Time Warner Inc. published by this site and its partners.

Top Time Warner Inc. Articles

Displaying items 301-312
  • Rapper's death hasn't hurt MCA's support of label

    Is MCA Inc. having second thoughts about its $200-million investment in Interscope Records as a result of the drive-by shooting death of gangsta rap star Tupac Shakur? Not one tiny bit. Representatives for MCA declined to comment, but high-level...
  • MCA to buy half-stake in Interscope

    Defying opponents of "gangsta rap," MCA Inc. has completed a $200-million partnership deal with Interscope Records, the controversial Westwood label that Time Warner Inc. abandoned four months ago after a heated national debate over Interscope's lyrics....
  • Rap foes put 20 artists on a hit list

    WASHINGTON -- Escalating their attack on "gangsta music," anti-rap crusaders C. DeLores Tucker and William Bennett called on major record labels Thursday to sever their relationship with artists whose songs contain explicit sexual and violent lyrics....
  • Testing the limits

    EDNA, Tex. -- It's hard to imagine a case with two antagonists more estranged than Linda Sue Davidson and Tupac Amaru Shakur. Davidson, a white middle-aged state trooper's wife, has spent the past 20 years raising her two children in this tiny Texas town...
  • Putting the cuffs on 'gangsta' rap songs

    The record industry is quietly putting an end to violent, angry "gangsta" rap songs that portray the killing of police officers. Rappers are still writing and recording songs about shooting cops, but some executives have decided that album cuts with such...
  • Texas death renews debate over violent rap lyrics

    Popular music is back in the courtroom--on a murder charge. Six weeks after Time Warner Inc. and Ice-T pulled the controversial "Cop Killer" song off the market, an unprecedented legal battle over another album released by a Time Warner subsidiary...
  • Interscope emerges as star act for Seagram

    Last week marked the one-year anniversary of Seagram's $10.4-billion purchase of PolyGram, which created the world's biggest record company and triggered the most brutal restructuring in the industry's history. In Los Angeles alone, more than 100 artists...
  • Aid but No Subsidy for Grand Ave.

    When a proposal was unveiled to develop 25 acres of public land around Disney Concert Hall into a cluster of high-rise towers, parks, shopping centers and entertainment venues, civic leaders touted the public-private partnership as a model for getting...
  • Rapper-actor Shakur arrested in sodomy case

    Controversial rapper and actor Tupac Amaru Shakur was arrested Thursday for forcible sodomy and unlawful imprisonment of a 20-year-old woman at the upscale Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City, police said. The 22-year-old rapper was detained along...
  • Gangsta rappers' arrests spur more static over genre

    Four years after N.W.A.'s "Straight Outta Compton" album popularized gangsta rap, the debate over the stark, confrontational music continues to escalate. The recent arrests of some of the genre's biggest stars--notably Snoop Doggy Dogg, Dr. Dre and Tupac...
  • Anti-rap crusader under fire

    C. DeLores Tucker captured the outrage of many parents three years ago when she declared war on gangsta rap music. Prominent politicians leaped to her side. She became a celebrity by denouncing companies that "pimped porno rap" to children. The 67-year-...
  • As Associates Fall, Is 'Suge' Knight Next?

    Someone is gunning for Marion "Suge" Knight. The head of Death Row Records grew famous glamorizing gang violence. He called his artists "inmates." His company logo depicted a hooded convict strapped into an electric chair. His producers grafted violent...